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The Lone Wolf Takes a Chance (1941)

 -  Drama | Mystery  -  6 March 1941 (USA)
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Cast

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Warren William ...
June Storey ...
Gloria Foster
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Frank Jordan
Eric Blore ...
Thurston Hall ...
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Sheriff Haggerty
Evalyn Knapp ...
Evelyn Jordan
Fred Kelsey ...
William Forrest ...
Vic Hilton
Walter Kingsford ...
Dr. Hooper Tupman
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Johnny Baker
Ben Taggart ...
Train Conductor
Richard Fiske ...
Brakeman Guarding Lanyard
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6 March 1941 (USA)  »

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Eddie Laughton as "Master of Ceremonies," and Al Herman are in studio records/casting call lists, but they did not appear or were not identifiable in the movie. See more »

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20 December 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This Lone Wolf adventure starts out with a bet between Michael Lanyard, the Wolf (Warren William) and Inspector Crane (Thurston Hall) that Lanyard can't stay out of trouble for 24 hours. Guess who wins. A private detective (Regis Toomey) falls nine stories outside Lanyard's hotel room. The detective was working on a case involving a special train car designed by Johnny Baker (Lloyd Bridges) that is holding treasury plates and can't be broken into.

Everyone, of course, thinks Lanyard is the bad guy though he's on the side of right as he and his butler Jamison (Eric Blore) enter the case, which involves murder and kidnapping. The film has a neat sequence on a train as Lanyard works to save the day.

Nice entry into the series, with Warren William his usual laid back self and Eric Blore adding a lot of humor. Recommended.


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